Shocking video has emerged of the moment a cargo plane with seven people on board plunged into the ground, killing all passengers.
The civilian cargo plane crashed shortly after take-off at a huge US-run airbase in Afghanistan on Monday, killing all seven crew members on board, officials said.
Rescue teams rushed to the scene after the plane smashed into the ground inside the boundaries of Bagram airfield, a key transport hub for US-led military operations in Afghanistan.
"All seven of the crew on board died in the accident," a spokesman for the NATO military coalition told AFP, adding that there was no reported insurgent activity in the area at the time.
The video, which shows the plane taking off steeply before pausing and crashing back into the ground, appears to have been taken from a dashboard camera.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the crash, but officials from NATO say those claims are false.
An investigation into the crash is underway.